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Forestry and Furnishing Products Division

The CFMEU Forestry and Furnishing Products Division of the CFMEU has 18,200 members in all areas of the Forest and Wood Products and Furnishing Industries.
Latest News
Petrol tax: Out-of-touch Abbott Government's latest attack on working families will hit Victoria hard. - 29 October 2014
The out-of-touch Abbott Government's broken promise on petrol tax will hit Victorian workers hard. The state is struggling with the highest unemployment levels in over a decade under an ineffective Napthine Government. [read more] Apprenticeship announcements are a band-aid on a gunshot wound - 9 September 2014
The Federal Government's announcements on new apprenticeship programs would not go anywhere near addressing the crisis in youth unemployment and Australian apprenticeships, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union ... [read more] Hazelwood will happen again unless regulators step up: CFMEU - 4 September 2014
Fires of the scale and ferocity of the Hazelwood mine fire will happen again unless government regulators ensure disused mines are properly rehabilitated, the CFMEU said. [read more] Massive rise in regional unemployment prompts call for Victorian Government to support 457 Visa crackdown - 15 August 2014
The CFMEU has called on the Victorian Government to join its campaign to ensure more rigorous Labour Market Testing for the controversial 457 Visa scheme on the back of disastrous unemployment figures in regional Victoria. [read more] Union slams NT migration proposal as Government ignores Roy Hill visa rorts allegations - 12 August 2014
The Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has slammed the proposed "designated area migration agreement" for the Northern Territory that will allow employers easy access to thousands of overseas workers. [read more]
Current Campaigns
Why Mr Abbott should we put you first when you put local workers last?
Visit the Why Mr Abbott campaign website to find out why workers are asking Mr Abbott about his plans to extend the 457 visa scheme. [read more]
Federal Election 2013 Pulp and Paper Jobs Campaign
The CFMEU Pulp and Paper Workers' District is running a dedicated campaign to push political parties to act on jobs during the Federal Election campaign. [read more]
Let's Spread it Around
The CFMEU is campaigning for government policies that spread the benefits of the boom more widely. Policies that support the creation of more jobs in manufacturing, that give Australian workers priority on new construction jo... [read more]
Tasmanian Forest Agreement
Union members can be proud of their role in achieving the historic Tasmanian Forest Agreement Act 2013. [read more]
Carter Holt Harvey: Greater Green Triangle Campaign
CFMEU Members in the Greater Green Triangle District have been taking action to protect their jobs, their families and their community. Check this campaign page regularly for the latest news on the campaign, Union media relea... [read more]
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